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Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:34 AM

Trump's Trade Adviser Apologizes for 'Inappropriate' Trudeau Comments

Source: Bloomberg

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro apologized for suggesting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau deserved a “special place in hell” for a perceived breach in protocol against U.S. President Donald Trump.

“My job was to send a signal of strength,” he said at a conference in Washington on Tuesday. “The problem was that in conveying that message I used language that was inappropriate.”

“I own that, that was my mistake, those were my words.”

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-12/u-s-s-navarro-apologizes-for-inappropriate-trudeau-comments



But didn't Trump just say Canada will pay?

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Reply Trump's Trade Adviser Apologizes for 'Inappropriate' Trudeau Comments (Original post)
spotthebird Jun 2018 OP
riversedge Jun 2018 #1
olegramps Jun 2018 #16
Mr. Sparkle Jun 2018 #2
BumRushDaShow Jun 2018 #5
RandomAccess Jun 2018 #19
Dopers_Greed Jun 2018 #3
bucolic_frolic Jun 2018 #4
brush Jun 2018 #6
turbinetree Jun 2018 #7
karynnj Jun 2018 #8
nature-lover Jun 2018 #9
truthisfreedom Jun 2018 #10
George II Jun 2018 #11
malthaussen Jun 2018 #12
old guy Jun 2018 #13
Dawson Leery Jun 2018 #14
Doreen Jun 2018 #15
Freethinker65 Jun 2018 #17
bitterross Jun 2018 #18
LastLiberal in PalmSprings Jun 2018 #20

Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:37 AM

1. There was an article yesterday with headline reading Trump Admin in Damage control mode--

or something like that. Seems it was right.

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Response to riversedge (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 02:21 PM

16. The filthy fascist bastard did his hatchet job. Their primary tactic is character assassination.

I really wish that one fine day that someone has the guts to wipe up the street with this piece of crap that washed up from the sewer into the White House. He insults people without any restraint because he thinks that his wealth gives him the right to do so. Look at all the mealy-mouthed clowns that ran against him. He insulted everyone of them and they slinked away with their tails between their legs like pathetic dogs. His treatment of women is atrocious and not one male with any backbone came to their protection.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:43 AM

2. "My job was to send a signal of strength," There we go ...

The little man behind the curtain told him to say boo.

It makes the Trump administration look even more pathetic than i thought they were.

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Response to Mr. Sparkle (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:56 AM

5. In other words

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Response to Mr. Sparkle (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 04:37 PM

19. I had said I thought the whole performance by Kudlow and Navaro

 

had been planned, hatched out in advance. Glad to see confirmation that my BS detector is revved up and throttling right along.

Sad to see those guys buy into the myth that ugly bullying and taunts show strength.


https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=10722407

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:51 AM

3. A Trump official apologized?

Probably won't be around for much longer

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:53 AM

4. Navarro must be terrified

Trump now worships a dictator who had his own family executed. So an advisor is probably worth less than they were.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:59 AM

6. In any sane admin. this guy would be out on his ass.

But he wouldn't be in any sane admin. in the first place.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:59 AM

7. Fuck You Navarro and the horse you rode in on---------------you own it .....................

FUCK YOU again......................Canada has stood shoulder to shoulder with us since 1918....................FUCK YOU


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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:59 AM

8. It was the sentiment, not the language that was inappropriate

He actually sounds like he is apologizing for saying "hell". In fact, the problem was his characterization of what Trudeau said, his over the top calling that out and a comment that suggested that other leaders should cow tow to the great Donald Trump.

This actually makes it worse.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 12:00 PM

9. That was NOT an apology. He apologized for the language not the message.

The message came through loud and proud.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 12:05 PM

10. What a joke. They're all higher than a kite.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 12:39 PM

11. You don't show a signal of strength by insulting. I hope Trudeau says "apology not accepted!"

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 12:46 PM

12. He didn't "suggest" it, he flat-out said it.

Will the Press please stop crawling to two-bit political hacks?

-- Mal

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 12:50 PM

13. BS

What he said is out there and can never be erased from the tRump base.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 01:27 PM

14. Too late and insincere.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 01:36 PM

15. I saw him "so called" apologize and from his

body language he was fucking lying.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 02:25 PM

17. Surprised he did not say he was talking about a reserved table for Trudeau in Hell, Michigan

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 02:32 PM

18. Silly Navarro, only Trump can say something THAT stupid and get away with it.

It's good to be the king. You are not the king Navarro.

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Response to spotthebird (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 06:07 PM

20. Hey, Navarro, eat shit you suck-ass horse-fucking Trump-humping bastard.

I'm sorry, I meant to say, "I sincerely disagree with your position."

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